GIS is made to provide specific answers and insights for decision making. It has the capability to process huge amounts of data for extracting useful information. The questions that a GIS can answer are mainly:

What is at……?

–(Location question ; what exists at a particular location)

Where is it…..?

–(Conditional question ; which locations satisfy certain conditions)

How has it changed…….?

–(Trendy question ; identifies geographic occurrence or trends that have changed or in the process of changing)

Which data are related …….?

–(Relational question : analyzes the spatial relationship between objects of geographic features)

What if…….?

–(Model based question ; computers and displays an optimum path, a suitable land, risky area against disasters etc. based on model)

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